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UO Insight Seminar Savors Dante's Paradiso

UO Insight Seminar Savors Dante's Paradiso

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Saturdays, May 17 and 31 9:30 a.m. - noon

Professor Gina Psaki, from the UO's Department of Romance Languages, will lead a journey through Dante's Paradiso in a UO Insight Seminar scheduled for two Saturdays: May 17 and May 31. The seminar sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $45. Learn more and register online at https://library.uoregon.edu/administration/insight.html.

Created by ronr on Mar 28, 2014

UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

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Source: Deutsch, Otto Erich (1965) Mozart: A Documentary Biography. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Professor Marc Vanscheeuwijck, from the UO's School of Music and Dance, will lead a UO Insight Seminar entitled "How Original Was Mozart?" beginning Wednesday, May 7, and continuing on the three following Wednesdays: May 14, 21, and 28. The seminar runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99. Learn more and register online at https://library.uoregon.edu/administration/insight.html.

Created by ronr on Mar 28, 2014

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

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Wishwam Bride, The North American Indian: The Nez Perces, Wallawalla, Umatilla, Cayuse, The Chinookan Tribes (portfolio), plate no. 281, Edward S. Curtis, 1911.

Saturday, May 3, 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

James Fox and Jennifer O’Neal, from the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will offer an inside look at the photographic work of Edward Curtis in a half-day UO Insight Seminar entitled "Native American Photographs: The Art of Edward Curtis." The seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, from 9:15 a.m. until 1 p.m., in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $45.

Created by ronr on Mar 28, 2014

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

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Saturdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:30 a.m.-noon

Anita Weiss, professor of International Studies at the UO, will offer a UO Insight Seminar entitled "Militant Islam" beginning Saturday, April 5, in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The seminar sessions, which run from 9:30 a.m. until noon, will continue for three more consecutive Saturdays: April 12, 19, and 26. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99.

Created by ronr on Mar 28, 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.

Awards are given in two categories:

Created by ronr on Mar 3, 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due April 30 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due April 30 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.
 
Whether you develop your project as a thesis, research paper, video project, or web presentation, you can submit it for consideration. Team projects are also eligible for an award. All submissions must be accompanied by an essay on how you used library resources or services in your research.

Created by ronr on Mar 3, 2014

Knight Library's Around the Clock Program Sun.-Fri. Now Underway

Knight Library's Around the Clock Program Sun.-Fri. Now Underway

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Knight Library is now open around the clock beginning at 9 a.m. on Sundays and remains open until 7 p.m. on Friday throughout the rest of spring term. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Please Note: During extended hours from midnight to 7:30 a.m. each week night, the building will be available only to current students, faculty, and staff from the University of Oregon, Lane Community College, Northwest Christian University, and Orbis Cascade Alliance institutions. You must present a current photo ID card from your school to enter.

Created by ronr on Jan 24, 2014

Help Improve the Libraries! Take the LibQUAL+® Online Survey

Help Improve the Libraries! Take the LibQUAL+® Online Survey

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Your opinion matters!

As we plan for the future of our libraries, it is important that we understand your perceptions and expectations so that we can provide the services you need.

Help shape future library services by participating in a very important electronic survey. Sample responses indicate it takes only 5-7 minutes to complete the form.

Take the LibQUAL+ survey now at:  https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSLD262BTM86X8HRA

Created by ronr on Jan 24, 2014

Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

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The schedule has been set for the popular UO Insight Seminars for spring term, 2014. Spring term also features two free public lectures that introduce material covered in more depth in the full seminars. All sessions are held in Knight Library's Browsing Room unless otherwise noted.

The schedule is below. To learn more about the individual seminars and to register, visit the Insight Seminars page.

Created by ronr on Dec 16, 2013

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

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Thursday, May 15, 4:00 p.m.

The Oregon Rare Books Initiative (ORBI) seeks to publicize the UO Libraries’ wonderful early print and manuscript collections, most of which are housed in Special Collections and University Archives in Knight Library. The series of talks covering some of the collections is meant to encourage the use of rare books and manuscripts in the classroom and stimulate an intellectual community gathered around the history of the book.

The ORBI schedule of talks for the remainder of the year is as follows.

Created by ronr on Dec 4, 2013

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